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The Expert Bookshelf: Best Books for Future Therapists

Have you ever wondered what books the top people in our field are reading? In this series we ask some of our favorite authors and psychology heroes to share their top picks with us. Dr. Debra Mollen a psychologist and tenured professor at Texas Woman’s University. She has been training the next generation of counselors and psychologists at Texas Woman’s…

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The Upward Spiral – Review

The Upward Spiral Workbook: A Practical Neuroscience Program for Reversing the Course of Depression by Alex Korb, PhD $17.36 Note: Most links are affiliate links which means we make a small commission without costing you anything extra. You can learn more here. Summary: The Upward Spiral Workbook is a CBT workbook with a neuroscience base. It is designed to go along…

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The Expert Bookshelf: Books on Perfectionism

In addition to helping clients who struggle with perfectionism, many of us therapists deal with it ourselves. Today, Sharon Martin, LCSW who wrote The CBT Workbook for Perfectionism, shares with us her top recommendations for people who are carrying this burden. Whether this is something you deal with personally or professionally, be sure to check out her favorites.

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My Next 90 Days Review

Summary: The My Next 90 Days Daily Action Planner starts with self-reflection and self-care then returns to those themes continually. Each week you start by evaluating your to-do list, defining your priorities, and making a plan to work towards your goals. Note: Most links are affiliate links which means we make a small commission without costing you anything extra. You…

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CBT Activity Workbook for Kids Review

Summary:   The CBT Activity Workbook for Kids from Hubs for Helpers is a downloadable workbook with worksheets that you can use in sessions or assign to clients for homework.   There are 40 activities that are designed to be used with children and adolescents who are struggling with their thoughts or behavior. Note: Most links are affiliate links which means we…

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Best Planners and Journals for Therapists

Since I started The Therapist’s Bookshelf, I have really enjoyed getting to see a different side of my colleagues. We therapists are a finicky bunch.  We tend to be pretty particular about the books we read, the theories we practice, and the resources we recommend.  I shouldn’t have been so surprised at how passionate the responses were when I asked…

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Injured Reserve

Injured Reserve: A Black Man’s Playbook to Manage Being Sidelined by Mental Illness by Rwenshaun Miller Summary: Injured Reserve is part memoir part resource guide.  Rwenshaun Miller tells the story of his struggle with bi-polar and suicidality while teaching the reader about signs of mental health issues. About the author: Rwenshaun Miller is a therapist who lives with bi-polar disorder.…

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